David Harding (72-78)

  Hedge fund owner David Harding (72-78)  was featured in a lengthy interview in the Business section of The Sunday Times in July –  a decision to be “a bit more open” which, he said, followed his involvement as a major financial backer of the losing Remain campaign in the European Union referendum campaign.  …

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Lee, N.R.M (Bob) (48-51)

  Nicholas Robin (Bob) Maywood Lee (48-51) died in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on March 11, 2015 aged 80 as we were informed in July, 2016 by his widow Fay.   From the NCP Bob Lee joined the Merchant Navy and spent 14 years at sea with interntional and Great Lakes shipping companies.  He then…

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Founders’ Day 2016 schedule

Founders’ Day 2016 – OPs from the 1970s and 2000s are the focus this year but ALL OPs will be most welcome. The programme for the day is as follows:   12.15pm:  Lunch on Big Side for OPs – bring your own picnic!   1300 – 1600:   T20 match between an OP X1 and the…

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M.B.B. Constant (51-55)

Michael Constant (51-55) died on 25th April, 2016 according to his widow Pip. His NCP contemporary Jonathan Firth (54-58) wrote:   “Mike was a friend and old shipmate. What follows is based on an account given by another old shipmate and great friend of his, John Butt, who was cruise director on the QE2 for…

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A good day all round

OP Golf Society Secretary Charlie Parry (81-85) reports:   “Twentytwo OP’s met up on June 10th to take on the challenge of New Zealand golf course in Addlestone, Surrey.  It was a fine, still morning and the air was full of excitement.  We were welcomed by the incredibly friendly and relaxed Secretary of the club…

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The O.P. Record is published

    As part of its contribution to the 2016-17 College centenary and exhibition, the OP Society has sponsored the publication of a 271-page book containing OP obituaries and death notices issued in various forms and places between 1921 and 2016.   Collected and edited by Robin Knight (56-61), the book consists of  1,250 entries,…

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St. Clair-Ford, Sir Robin (54-58)

    Robin St. Clair-Ford (54-58)  died in Edinburgh on 12th May, 2016. A funeral service was held at St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in the Scottish capital on 3rd June, 2016. Robin was the 9th holder of a baronetcy created in 1793. He succeeded to the title on the death of his brother Colin (52-56)…

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Griggs, G.P. (33-36)

  George Griggs (33-36) entered the Royal Navy at the start of 1938, serving in HMS Shropshire as a Midshipman. Promoted to Lieutenant early in 1940, he was in the destroyer HMS Wivern 1940-41 and helped to evacuate allied troops from the Hook of Holland, escorting convoys in the Channel and North Atlantic and, for…

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